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Table 3 Answers by age group about sampling preference

From: Elderly women’s experiences of self-sampling for HPV testing

Age group years (n)Prefer self-sampling
n (%)
Prefer health- care provider
n (%)
Uncertain
n (%)
No answer
n (%)
60 (227)124(54.6)41(18.0)61(26.9)1(0.4)
65 (233)142(60.9)34(14.6)56(24.0)1(0.4)
70 (218)118(54.1)43(19.7)55(25.2)2(0.9)
75 (190)127(66.8)25(13.2)34(17.9)4(2.1)
Total (868)511(58.9)143(16.5)206(23.7)8(0.9)
  1. *There were no significant differences in the answers between age groups (p = 0.085)